A newspaper section is coming to the Google Play store for Android-powered mobile devices, according to a report by Android Police. Google Play News would join the store’s existing marketplaces for apps, magazines, books, movies and music. The scoop is based on Android Police noticing some hints in the JavaScript code that runs the Play […]

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Pew Research:   Despite the growth in tablet ownership and diversity of devices available, recent tablet owners seem to be embracing the devices in ways similar to the first generation of tablet owners. Most who own tablets-both early and late adopters – have integrated the devices into their routines on a daily basis. About two-thirds […]

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By Andrew Beaujon, Poynter:       More Americans get news online than from radios or newspapers, Pew’s biennial study of news consumption habits says. Twenty-three percent of people living in the United States said they’d read a print newspaper the day before. That’s half the number who did so in 2000, when nearly 50 […]

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By Tom Prete It seemed like an opportunity too good to pass up, a chance for a young online startup to pounce on a news niche that has proven popular across the country but was virtually abandoned by one city’s legacy media. All across the United States, community newspapers and local websites alike seek readers […]

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By Robert Niles Can democratic communities survive without a newspaper to provide them the civic information they need? That’s the question on many journalists’ minds these days? But I think it more enlightening to flip that question, and ask again: Can newspapers survive without the communities they need to sustain them? That, I think is […]

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